×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Asplenium fontanum

Spleenwort

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • Growth HabitMound
  • Leaf ColourGreen

Description

Asplenium fontanum (Spleenwort). This species of evergreen fern will consist of green elliptical-lanceolate leaves which are arranged pinnately.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Fern

Other common names

Smooth rock spleenwort

Interest and use

Indoor

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Plant Placeholder

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

When grown outdoors you will need to grow in humus-rich well-drained moist soil.

Propagation

You will need to sow the spores as soon as they are ripe, you can divide the hardy species in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for rust and scale insects.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Sorry. No results found. Please adjust your search…

    To view Asplenium plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

    Get started & find out why

    Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

    Open your garden for Thrive
    Digging

    “It’s not just gardening,
    it makes us healthier and happier”

    Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)